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Artists announced for ‘On The Edge’

We are delighted to announce the selected artists for our 2019 On the Edge exhibition: Gregory Alliss Carolyn Basing Catherine Carr Hannah Gibson Siobhan Healy Jessamy Kelly Alison Kinnaird Pinkie Maclure Brett Manley Inge Panneels Lauren Puckett Annica Sandstrom and David Kaplan Cathryn Shilling Amanda Simmons Moonju Suh Laura Turner Rosheen Young We look forward […]

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Results of our members’ survey

Earlier this year we asked members what they value about the Scottish Glass Society, how they feel about the opportunities we offer, and what we should be focusing on for the future. 30% of our membership replied to the survey and you can now view the analysis of the survey results: Analysis of SGS member […]

Celebration! – open exhibition call out

We are delighted to announce that we will be celebrating our 40th anniversary by holding an open exhibition alongside our juried exhibition On the Edge, at The Trades House of Glasgow this autumn. Applications forms for this exhibition are now available at the bottom of this page. Closing date for entries is midnight on the 25th July […]

SGS at the 2019 British Glass Biennale

We’re delighted to announce that SGS members Cathryn Shilling, Amanda Simmons, Dawid Stroyny, Vicky Higginson, Jeff Zimmer and Jessie Lee have been selected for the 2019 British Glass Biennale. The biennale runs every two years alongside the International Festival of Glass in Stourbridge and showcases the best of contemporary glass making in an inspirational and aspirational exhibition. Galloway-based artist, Amanda Simmons, manipulates mass, […]

On the Edge – Juried exhibition call out

We’re celebrating our 40th year! Supported by Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund, this exciting anniversary celebrates the work of the Society and its members over four decades. The 2019 activities will raise a spotlight on the Society and the remarkable work that is produced within its membership, endorsing its reputation and those of its members, makers […]

Welcoming our SGS@40 Project Co-ordinators!

We’re celebrating the start of our 40th anniversary year by welcoming our new SGS @ 40 project co-ordinators on board, thanks to support from the Creative Scotland Open Project Fund. Tracey Kelly and Karen Shaw from creative agency Vis a Vis will be working with members across the country to create a programme of exhibitions and artists talks celebrating both the rich history […]

Project Management Contract Opportunities at SGS

We are delighted to announce that Creative Scotland have awarded us funding for the ‘SGS @ 40’ project which will celebrate the work of the Scottish Glass Society and its members over the last 40 years and endeavour to establish a firm foundation for the future of the Society. We are advertising 2 contracts: A […]

Scottish Glass Society AGM

Please come along to our AGM at Calton Heritage and Learning Centre, 423 London Road, Glasgow, G40 1AG for news of our award from Creative Scotland and how we plan to utilise it for your benefit. We are also lucky to have Jeff Zimmer as our guest speaker.  Jeff holds a Masters in Glass and Architectural Glass from Edinburgh […]

Can anyone lend kiln facilities for a few weeks?

We are a group of 5th year pupils trying to find a kiln to use for a school Young Enterprise project. We are looking to slump glass bottles to make snack trays and boards. We are based in Edinburgh so are looking for somewhere fairly nearby. We are also looking to purchase kiln paper and […]